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Three occupants escape car after falling into lake in Detroit Lakes

LITTLE DETROIT LAKE, MINN. -- Three people are safe after the vehicle they were in broke through the ice on Sunday evening.

According to a release by the Becker County Sheriff's Office, there was a report of a vehicle going through the ice on Little Detroit Lake at 6:40 p.m. on Sunday, December 24th.

The vehicle, a 1999 Chevy Suburba, was traveling on a part of they lake it had previously been on when it broke through the ice into 11 feet of water.

The three occupants of the vehicle were able to escape by breaking and exiting through the driver side window.

Becker County Sheriff along with Detroit Lakes Police and Detroit Lakes Fire assisted.

Nobody was injured.

Becker County Sheriff's Office wants to use this as a reminder that ice conditions can change daily on a lake.

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